New Acquisitions at the CMA!

Posted on September 14, 2016 by cmoore

This September, the CMA has acquired a number of new pieces to be housed in its permanent collection!

Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include Surrealist André Masson’s Paysage au serpent (Landscape with Snake), a rare example of the artist’s automatic painting technique; a new, monumental drawing by leading contemporary artist Kara Walker; and a photograph by Shirin Neshat, an artist who creates still photographs, videos and films that explore gender roles in post-revolutionary Iran.

The Ecstasy of St. Kara: Kara Walker, New Work Opens Saturday, 9/10

Posted on September 9, 2016 by cmoore

The Ecstasy of St. Kara is the debut exhibition of Kara Walker’s new body of large-scale works on paper, organized by the CMA in close collaboration with the artist. The drawings stem from Walker’s consideration of monuments and notions of permanence and impermanence following her massive public art project, A Subtlety (2014), in Brooklyn.

Unwrapping the Centennial Chocolate Bar: Sweet Moses Celebrates the Museum’s 100th Birthday with Custom-made Confection

Posted on September 7, 2016 by cmoore

Some things are best celebrated with chocolate.

Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop has created a special-edition Centennial Chocolate Bar to commemorate the Cleveland Museum of Art’s 100th anniversary. The handmade bars, available in both milk and dark chocolate and now on sale at the museum’s Provenance Café, feature a relief of CMA’s iconic 1916 building.   

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